Who Was to Blame for the Deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Essay
In this essay I will be exploring the reasons as to why some people would argue that a certain person or people are to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
I will show understanding of the plot, character and themes and Shakesperes use of language and dramatic devices within the play.
Firstly, some people believe that the parents of Romeo and Juliet were to blame for their deaths because of the ongoing feud between the two families. The argument between the Montague’s and Capulets is mentioned in the prologue, ‘Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break, to new mutiny, where civil hands make civil hands unclean, from …show more content…
Mercutio could even be to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. He was the person which persuaded Romeo to crash the Capulet party. If Romeo had never set foot in the House of Capulet, Romeo may never have met Juliet and their love would not have resulted in the pair’s death. Later on in the play, it seems as though Mercutio already has a feeling of something bad